Five ways to kill Jargon and save your presentation!
I once asked a group of employees of a very well known global accounting firm to give me their top five jargon words — words they use that…
Jan 24, 2019 / 4min read. Read More
How to move from surviving to thriving at Christmas.
Five communication tips on engaging with all your audiences, from crazy colleagues to random relatives!
Dec 20, 2018 / 4min read. Read More
Four ways to make you unforgettable.
How to tell a story so your audience moves from polite nodding to active responding.
Dec 20, 2018 / 2min read. Read More
3.5 ways to stay playful in the age of digital domination.
In the summer I led a story-telling workshop for a bunch of 16–22 years olds. The plan was to help them become better communicators. This…
Dec 20, 2018 / 5min read. Read More
Stay off social media and stay connected to who you are.
Four disciplines that we can all do to keep us grounded.
Dec 20, 2018 / 3min read. Read More
2 habits to get you out of “What If” and to start living in the present
How often do we get lost in other people’s stories, into comparison, fear and “What if” living? At the moment we are listening to the…
May 08, 2018 / 3min read. Read More
Bring the joy to your stories, not the powerpoint …
I didn’t propose to my wife with a powerpoint, I don’t make friends by sharing seven facts about myself and sending a round-up email. So…
Oct 31, 2016 / 3min read. Read More
Listen before you speak — and four practical ways to do it.
How to create instant connection with the person in front of you.
Jul 01, 2016 / 2min read. Read More
Banter — the killer of honest communication!
This week I found myself in a room of about 60 people, most of whom were British and I could smell it a mile off — the unmistakable…
Jun 03, 2016 / 3min read. Read More
Why we should always pretend we are presenting to children!
Adults have a short attention span, just like children. They may hide their boredom better than children, but it still has to be overcome…
Nov 27, 2015 / 3min read. Read More